Scottish Literary Event in aid of Bhopal
Oct 11 2012 by Jade van Drie-Brown
Fundraiser for the Bhopal Medical Appeal with
Alasdair Gray, William Letford, Alison
McMorland, Geordie Mcintyre, Penny Stone and
others, at the 16th Edinburgh Independent
Friday 26 October 2012 at 8.30pm
Out of the Blue Drill Hall
30-38 Dalmeny Street
Admission FREE, with discretionary donation!
ALASDAIR GRAY has been a prolific producer of novels, short stories, plays, poems, pamphlets and literary criticism. He is also an accomplished artist who has painted remarkable murals and is the designer and illustrator of his own books and those of other writers.
GEORDIE MCINTYRE is a Glaswegian of Highland and Irish descent, his lifetime involvement in song, ballad and poetry is reflected in his singing, collecting and songwriting.
ALISON McMORLAND came to wider public notice in the early 1970′s and since then has been active as a collector, performer, teacher editor and publisher. Not least has been her single-minded commitment to developing the traditional arts within the community both in England and in the last decade in Scotland.
WILLIAM LETFORD has worked as a roofer, on and off, since he was fifteen years old. He has received a New Writer’s Award from the Scottish Book Trust and an Edwin Morgan Travel Bursary which allowed him to spend three months in the mountains of northern Italy helping to restore a medieval village.
PENNY STONE Is an Edinburgh based singer-songwriter and peace activist.
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